Forming sheet metals by means of multi-point deep drawing method

Yasar M. , Korkmaz Z., Gavas M.

MATERIALS & DESIGN, cilt.28, ss.2647-2653, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 28 Konu: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.matdes.2006.10.017
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.2647-2653


Multi-point deep drawing (MPDD) is an advanced manufacturing technology for 3D sheet metal parts and it can form a variety of part shapes without the need for solid dies. In this study, a test set has been prepared for multi-point deep drawing process utilizing the multi-point forming technology. Drawability attributes of gradually rectangular shaped container have been observed using a sheet, which has the quality of Erdemir 7114 and is suitable for deep drawing process, and also using multi-pointed punch with a given tool geometry and a draw velocity. The blank shape to be drawn without wrinkling and tearing has been determined. Wrinkles and dimples are the major forming defects in the MPDD process. In conventional deep drawing, the method to form sheet metal with a blank holder is an effective way to suppress wrinkling; and the same is true in MPDD. The process of multi-point forming technology decreases production cost of die, provides flexible usage, and it is convenient to achieve the most even deformation distribution. (c) 2006 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.